MEDICAL ASSISTANT (OTO HEAD AND NECK SURGERY)

University of Washington - Seattle, WA4.1

Full-time$3,300 - $4,500 a month
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Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top dozen medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report "America's Best Hospitals", UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.

University of Washington Medical Center's Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Clinic has an outstanding opportunity for a 100% Full-Time Medical Assistant.

In addition to preparing patients and rooming them for their clinic visits, this role supports the otology program directly by:

  • Triaging phone messages
  • Scheduling appointments
  • Working with insurance authorizations
  • Assisting with medical procedures
  • Participating in the High Level Disinfection process for our endoscopy procedures.
Cross training is provided to ensure coverage for other Medical Assistants located within the same department as necessary to maintain program operations. This position requires excellent customer service, office and organizational skills, as well as the ability to work effectively in a team environment.

As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position click here.

REQUIREMENTS:
Completion of a Medical Assistant course accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) or other recognized regional or national accreditation board;

OR

equivalent education/experience.

Legal Requirement

Must be Washington State Medical Assistant-Certified or achieve this designation during the probationary period. Failure to achieve and/or maintain this designation will result in termination of employment.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT:
Valid CPR/BLS Card.
The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or dso@uw.edu.